Private view for John Moores 2010 We’re giving away 10 pairs of the hottest tickets in town! Be among the first to see the John Moores Painting Prize and the five shortlisted works, all with a chance of winning the £25,000 first prize, sponsored by David M Robinson, on Friday 4 July 6-8pm. All you need to do to enter is answer the following question: Which poet is featured in the 2012 winning painting by Sarah Pickstone? Is it: A. Stevie Smith B. Sylvia Plath C. U. A. Fanthorpe Send your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your name and daytime number. The closing date is 12 noon on Wednesday 2 July. The John Moores Painting Prize is a major part of the Liverpool Biennial. Opening to the public on 5 July there are 50 paintings in this year’s exhibition. From the traditional oil on canvas, to acrylic paint on a crisp packet, the exhibition stretches the boundaries of paint. Radical, beautiful and challenging works cover a range of themes; with landscapes, portraits, abstract and sculptural pieces sharing only their medium in common. Previous winners include David Hockney (1967), Mary Martin (1969), Peter Doig (1993) and most recently, Sarah Pickstone (2012).